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The correct wire size for a 15 amp breaker is a #14 wire.

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What gauge wire should be used with a 15amp circuit breaker?

Eight gauge wire should be used to sufficently carry current for a 15 amp circuit.


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What gauge wire used for a fifteen amp breaker?

AWG # 14 copper.


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No, the rating of a #14 wire is 15 amps. This has to be protected by a 15 amp breaker.


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What size wire should you use on a 25 amp breaker?

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You need a 60 amp breaker.


What is amp rating of 14 gauge wire?

14awg wire should be supplied by no more than a 15 amp breaker.


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What number wire gauge for a single pole light switch?

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What wire size should you use for with a 50 amp breaker?

# 8 awg (american wire gauge) wire minimum, although #6 is preferred.


How big of a single pole breaker can you put on 12-2 wire?

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What size wire for a 25 amp breaker?

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Can you use 14-3 wire on a 20amp breaker?

No. A 20 amp breaker needs 12 gauge wire.


14 gauge wire to receptacles attached to a 12 gauge wire on a 20 amp breaker?

No, this is dangerous. Never, ever, mix wire sizes in the same circuit. The 14 gauge wire can catch on fire before the 20 amp breaker will ever trip. On a 20 amp breaker use only AWG #12 wire throughout the entire circuit.


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Can you run 8 gauge wire on a 50 amp breaker?

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What gauge of wire is required for a 30amp breaker?

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What size breaker should be used for a stove?

that would really depend upon the stove (I assume that you mean an appliance with an electric cooktop and an electric oven) and the size of the wire present. Most of the time a stove will require a 50amp breaker. This will mean that you would need to have 6 gauge wiring. You can probably get by with a 40 amp breaker and 8 gauge wire if you absolutely had to. Always check the appliance specifications. they will recommend a breaker size.


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Yes. In the US at least.